The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / South East
Rank 194 211 162
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -49
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 49 46 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.54% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 1.59% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 30
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2534 2890 3284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.27% 33.68% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1901 1835
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 111 121
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +9 14 £350 +7.69% 3
Kent +8 10 £375 +15.38% 4
Hampshire +6 9 £316 +2.01% 8
Berkshire +16 5 £175 -56.25% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £388 -61.25% 8
Surrey -1 3 £363 -3.97% 14
East Sussex - 3 £325 - 2
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 115 (100.00%) .NET
2 93 (80.87%) C#
3 80 (69.57%) SQL Server
4 70 (60.87%) SQL
5 64 (55.65%) ASP.NET
6 63 (54.78%) HTML
7 62 (53.91%) CSS
8 46 (40.00%) MVC
9 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (37.39%) XML
9 43 (37.39%) JavaScript
10 38 (33.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (27.83%) Windows
12 30 (26.09%) LINQ
13 28 (24.35%) jQuery
13 28 (24.35%) WCF
13 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
14 27 (23.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (23.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 26 (22.61%) OOP
15 26 (22.61%) IIS
16 24 (20.87%) Visual Studio
17 23 (20.00%) T-SQL
17 23 (20.00%) Web Services
17 23 (20.00%) N-Tier
17 23 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
18 22 (19.13%) Ajax
19 21 (18.26%) HTML5
19 21 (18.26%) Oracle
19 21 (18.26%) Scrum

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (22.61%) IIS
2 12 (10.43%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.57%) CMS
4 10 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.87%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Boomi
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle CX
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (0.87%) Firewall
1 1 (0.87%) HTTP
1 1 (0.87%) NetScaler
1 1 (0.87%) SSL
1 1 (0.87%) VPN
1 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (15.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (13.04%) MS Access
5 13 (11.30%) MongoDB
6 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (6.09%) Hadoop
9 6 (5.22%) Big Data
9 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
9 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.48%) DB2
12 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.74%) Power BI
13 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.87%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 38 (33.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (20.87%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.70%) MSBuild
4 6 (5.22%) Ant
4 6 (5.22%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.22%) Gradle
5 5 (4.35%) Hudson
5 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.48%) Moq
6 4 (3.48%) NUnit
6 4 (3.48%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.74%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.74%) Selenium
7 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
General
1 12 (10.43%) Advertising
2 9 (7.83%) Finance
3 4 (3.48%) Games
4 3 (2.61%) Automotive
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (81.74%) Developer
2 64 (55.65%) .NET Developer
3 21 (18.26%) C# .NET Developer
3 21 (18.26%) C# Developer
4 18 (15.65%) VB.NET Developer
5 15 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 11 (9.57%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Sitecore Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Access Developer
9 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.96%) CMS Developer
9 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.22%) Java Developer
11 6 (5.22%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (5.22%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.35%) Senior VB.NET Developer
12 5 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (55.65%) ASP.NET
3 63 (54.78%) HTML
4 62 (53.91%) CSS
5 43 (37.39%) XML
6 30 (26.09%) LINQ
7 28 (24.35%) jQuery
7 28 (24.35%) WCF
8 27 (23.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 23 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 23 (20.00%) Web Services
10 22 (19.13%) Ajax
11 21 (18.26%) HTML5
12 11 (9.57%) .NET Framework
13 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (7.83%) WPF
15 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (6.09%) XSLT
16 6 (5.22%) ADO.NET
16 6 (5.22%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.48%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.61%) User Experience
4 2 (1.74%) Life Science
5 1 (0.87%) AS400
5 1 (0.87%) CMDB
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) PKI
5 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.83%) Windows
2 8 (6.96%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.22%) Linux
3 6 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Unix
5 1 (0.87%) Android
5 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.00%) MVC
2 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.61%) OOP
4 21 (18.26%) Scrum
5 19 (16.52%) OWASP
5 19 (16.52%) Secure Coding
6 11 (9.57%) Unit Testing
6 11 (9.57%) Web Development
7 10 (8.70%) Migration
8 9 (7.83%) Analytics
8 9 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.83%) SDLC
9 8 (6.96%) UML
10 7 (6.09%) OO
10 7 (6.09%) TDD
11 6 (5.22%) High Availability
11 6 (5.22%) MapReduce
11 6 (5.22%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.35%) Kanban
12 5 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 93 (80.87%) C#
2 70 (60.87%) SQL
3 43 (37.39%) JavaScript
4 23 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (11.30%) VBA
6 11 (9.57%) Java
6 11 (9.57%) VB
7 8 (6.96%) C
7 8 (6.96%) C++
8 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.22%) Python
10 5 (4.35%) Perl
10 5 (4.35%) VC++
11 4 (3.48%) PHP
11 4 (3.48%) VB6
12 2 (1.74%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.87%) Haskell
13 1 (0.87%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) Degree
3 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.87%) Docker
1 1 (0.87%) vSphere
1 1 (0.87%) XenApp
1 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.09%) Puppet
2 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.26%) Oracle
3 11 (9.57%) Sitecore
4 7 (6.09%) Dell
5 6 (5.22%) AppDynamics
5 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.61%) Remedy
8 2 (1.74%) BMC
8 2 (1.74%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco
9 1 (0.87%) Citrix
9 1 (0.87%) CODA
9 1 (0.87%) Google
9 1 (0.87%) IBM
9 1 (0.87%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.87%) Redback
9 1 (0.87%) VMware
9 1 (0.87%) Xamarin
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